Mental Health and Addiction - Videos

Sound Off On Mental Illness: Tied To Creativity

The Community sounds off with Josh on the world and the debates, Obama's silence on climate change, mental illness and creativity, and twitter's demographics.

Questioning the Safety of E-Cigarettes

E.R. physician Dr. Travis Stork sets the record straight about the safety of electronic cigarettes.

The App Is In - When Your Smartphone Becomes Your Doctor

You may not be able to tell when depression hits, but your phone can. Phones can offer doctors an unprecedented window into patient behavior, but do patients want that?

How to Get Help for Eating Disorders

Lauren Grant of The Hungry Heart suggests resources that can help you overcome an eating disorder.

Counseling for Emotional Eating

Lauren Grant of The Hungry Heart discusses tips for overcoming emotional eating.

How to Stop Compulsive Overeating

Lauren Grant of The Hungry Heart gives advice on how to overcome emotional overeating.

Why Adults Throw Temper Tantrums

Why do some some people explode at little annoying things and others don't, like dealing with customer service people or someone who cuts in line at the grocery store? Elizabeth Bernstein and Weill Cornell psychology professor Stephen Josephson discuss on Lunch Break. Photo: AP.

Schizophrenia Treatment Options

There are many helpful treatment options for those living with schizophrenia. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman describes the different types of treatments and what they entail.

What Are the Symptoms of Schizophrenia?

Schizophrenia manifests itself in various ways. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman describes the different symptoms associated with schizophrenia.

Is Schizophrenia Preventable?

Concerned that you or a family member are at risk for developing schizophrenia? Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman shares some preventative measures you can take to avoid the onset of this disorder.

Is Schizophrenia the Same as Multiple Personality Disorder?

Schizophrenia is often confused with multiple personality disorder. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains the difference and clears up some common misconceptions.

Do Scare Tactics Work

Australia recently passed a new law that requires graphic images be printed on cigarette cartons. Are these types of scare tactics effective?

A False Epidemic

Over the last 15 years childhood bipolarity rates have jumped 40-fold, and medication can cause serious complications. How could the disorder suddenly become so common?

Hospitalization for Schizophrenia

Most commonly schizophrenia can be treated on an outpatient basis. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains the circumstances when hospitalization is needed.

Schizophrenia as a Hereditary Disease

Families with mental health issues may have concerns about who else is at risk. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman explains if schizophrenia is a hereditary disorder.

Defining Schizophrenia

Common understanding of this mental disorder is often shaped by popular media. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman dispels the myths and explains schizophrenia.

What Causes Schizophrenia

When patients cannot tell the difference between what is real and not real, doctors look at schizophrenia as a cause. Psychiatrist Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman describes the factors that contribute to the development of this mental disorder.

PTSDrone - Emotional Costs Far Away From Battlefield

PTSD among soldiers returning from the battlefield is well-documented. But when drone pilots run missions from a world away, combat stress is just as serious. Joining the conversation are Andrea Stone, Fred Gusman, Levi Newman and Peter Asaro.

How to Overcome an Eating Disorder

Lauren Grant of "The Hungry Heart" provides tips on how to overcome an eating disorder.

Almost Alcoholic - Overindulgence Vs. Alcoholism

According to a recent report, millions of people are probably "almost alcoholic." When do you cross the line? Can you drink a lot without actually being an alcoholic?

Rehab NIMBYs

Georgia townsfolk claim a drug rehab is threatening their neighborhood and property values. How can addicts learn to re-enter society if society won't have them?

You've Got Bridget Brennan

New York narcotics prosecutor Bridget Brennan sits down to discuss the rise in prescription drug abuse, and why it's worse than car wrecks when it comes to accidental deaths.

How Practicing Mindfulness Can Help With Depression and Anxiety

Mindfulness is a centuries-old practice that is said to create a greater sense of self while also increasing connectedness to others. Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons discusses how a mindfulness can help reduce depression and anxiety symptoms.

Understanding Depression: There Is More Than One Type

Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons shares how he classifies depression into three major types -- anxious, agitated and lethargic.

Advice for Women Dealing with Trauma

Personal Strategist Charly Emery, who overcame emotional trauma caused by rape, shares advice for women dealing with their own traumatic situations.

How to Improve Mood Through Diet

Is there a connection between food and mood? Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons explains how dietary changes can benefit women with mood disorders.

Advocate For Yourself If You Are Experiencing Anxiety or Depression

Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons discusses ways to advocate for our health if you are suffering from anxiety or depression. He also discusses holistic treatments and whether medication can be helpful when treating depression or anxiety holistically.

Ayurvedic Body Types and Anxiety Disorders

Psychiatrist Dr. Henry Emmons describes Ayurveda and its Vata, Pitta, and Kapha body types. How can practicing Ayurveda help you live a balanced life and decrease anxiety and depression? Watch and find out.

Vital Intervention Professionals Talk to "The Doctors"

Mother and son interventionists of Vital Intervention Professionals (VIP) Recovery, Debbie and Brandon Knauss, join "The Doctors" to explain how they're using their new television series, "Cracking Addiction" on TLC, to save the lives of those suffering from substance abuse. Plus, see how a recovering addict that Debbie and Brandon helped is doing today.

How to Deal With Mental Trauma and Survive

Internationally Recognized Psychotherapist, Theorist, Educator, and Author, Marilyn Murray shares her experience and expert knowledge and how people can learn to deal with mental abuse or trauma and survive to live a full life.